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How do you get an evicted tennant to pay on the judgement?

A:  You can garnish wages, attach bank accounts, attach non-exempt property. Go to the court's website. There should be all sorts of self help information there. Send the tenant a copy of the judgment (I was surprised to learn that the court (in Mass anyways) doesn't send them a copy) and a letter requesting payment by such and such a date. Then when they don't respond, file in court for failure to pay a judgment. I filed in housing court for what's called supplementary process. It costs more than small claims, but I got the money added on to the judgment. I wanted housing as it would be the same judges who granted the eviction and judgment and I...

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first offense DUI in CA, have questions

A:  >>>>Since I do technically live in CA, the officer took my WA State license and served me with the Admin Per Se. This is a common newbie mistake. CA law enforcement does not have the authority to seize another state's license. However, since you appear to be a resident of CA you are required to have a CA driver's license. Since you do not, you can be considered unlicensed to drive in CA regardless of the status of your WA license. >>>>Can I really drive on this temporary license though I never had a CA license? If you are a resident of CA and never had a CA license, then you are unable to lawfully drive in CA. If you are stopped again you could receive an additional misdemeanor offense. >>>>Is it...

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Payments and Receipts

A:  You only have to pay what the court says you have to pay. Certainly for anything where you are ordered to pay a portion of a cost you have a right to see the bill or receipt. You are only required to pay what the court order tells you to. If you are not required to pay this stuff, then don't and tell her to go pound sand. She can only take you to court for contempt if you are not paying what is ordered by the court. I sort of agree--you need ONLY pay exactly what you are ordered to pay. Now some orders spell out that one must...

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Witness Falsely Charged & Arrested, PD Railroading Suspect

A:  "All advice appreciated, thanks!" "I feel like I'm being raped." Give the drama a rest. You did, in fact, fail to obey a lawful order. The first time you approached the officers you were told to get back. At some later point in time you approached the officers again. Your intentions may have been good, but your execution left something to be desired. If you had stayed away after the first order your wouldn't have been cited/arrested/whatever. Good luck with having the charges dropped. Anyone who fails to realize that and follow orders is risking an arrest. It's an urban legend that charges get dismissed left and right. The...

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Urgent Queston re: supervised visitation

A:  Why not just go back to court and modify the visitation? Maybe to reflect short unsupervised visits of no more than 4 hours? Assuming that it was the CP that asked for supervised visitation and it is the CP that is not objecting to visits being unsupervised for a few hours, who's going to complain the court? The CP would be violating the court order and if something negative or very bad happened could be held for neglect. Obviously there is a supervised visitation order in effect for a reason. As the other poster stated why not go back to court and ask the court to review and perhaps see if the

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Permit & Variance required for Patio

A:  Technically the inspector hasn't really done anything--except perhaps cover his tail or humor a neighbor. Personally I suspect there is a 99% chance the matter will die if you do NOT stir the pot. I don't think you would win a paved vs pavers debate--and I don't think that is the underlying issue. I suspect the underlying issue is that you are required to have a yard of at least some size set elsewhere in the code--and you cannot create an impervious paved surface to make it smaller than that. As an engineer I'd say that pavers set on crushed stones are NOT an impervious surface--but my opinion doesn't count and the point is certainly subject to arguement--and I'll bet the technical answer is that tightly set stones are quasi impervious depending upon grade et al...

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3-day notice to Housemate from Master Tenant--Q

A:  Your only legal option is to bring an eviction proceeding against him. You can only ask him to leave. He can choose to ignore you. If he doesn''t voluntarily leave, you''ll have to take him to court to be evicted. Only a judge can order his eviction. You can''t legally make him leave. Only a judge can order a deputy to evict him and remove his crap. While the court action is pending, he probably won''t pay you. He doesn''t have to pay you. Yeah, he''ll owe you eventually. Most of them never pay. They don''t care. Subletting is very risky. Many people that sublet have very bad rental history''s. From the time you file an eviction, to the day of judgment (assuming you prevail),...

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Unfair treatment & promotional transfer letter (resignation)

A:  Because of the "At will" law and because you have resigned to take another job you do not have a case. The department does not have to let you work until the other job starts. It does not matter now about what happened at the old job as you resigned voluntarily to take a new job. The only thing you could possibly try is file for unemployment and see if the company will allow you to draw unemployment until you find another job. You can site you quite because of hostile work environment. I don"t know that you have enough to win a hearing, but you could try. There is always the chance the company will just go ahead and let you draw it without a fight. I might suggest that you consult with an attorney, but it is hardly worth the fee"s...

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Unusual (non-enforceable?) Employment Repayment Clause

A:  Given that you have the ability to control whether or not you leave voluntarily in the first year, why do you think it is unenforceable? I would certainly run it by a local attorney but I think your gut is off. But having said that, 50K?????? What would happen if, heaven forbid, you spouse or child or parent got very ill?  Or some other unforeseen circumstance occurred?  I'm sorry, but $50K is just nuts.   The answer to my question is probably "yes", but have you tried to negotiate away this part of the offer?  If this is the same work you did while employed there before and you obviously already know the company and industry, I do not see how they have a ton of costs in bringing you on.  It sounds like they really...

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Student rights, discrimination, & athletics in private schoo

A:  Has the school violated any type of law in this matter by allowing this type of activity to continue to occur in the basketball program. We made a complaint to the principal and she has ignored it. Is there anything we can do? I doubt that the school has violated any laws. My wife was a three sport varsity coach at a private school for many years. Coaches can pretty much set their own standards and rules and the school admin will back them as long as they aren't abusive. You reported the coach and the situation, but had no response. You could always report the entire situation to the Board of Directors and see what happens. I would not get too excited, personally. No, there is absolutely nothing you can do...